Posts tagged Sandy

Something to like: A wealthy man posing as “Secret Santa” has handed out thousands of dollars, including $100 bills to some stunned New Yorkers who lost everything after Sandy. 
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(Photo by Rick Schultz, AP)

Something to like: A wealthy man posing as “Secret Santa” has handed out thousands of dollars, including $100 bills to some stunned New Yorkers who lost everything after Sandy. 

More: http://usat.ly/Qvc1uK

(Photo by Rick Schultz, AP)

The story of how a single house fire turned into one of New York’s worst residential blazes in 150 years begins with bad weather and bad timing and ends with a good idea: use the water that caused the fire to fight it. 

The story of Breezy Point: http://usat.ly/TZeqtq

Voting after Sandy.

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(Associated Press photos)

Joseph Leader, vice president and chief maintenance officer of the Metropolitan Tranportation Authority, looks at 20 feet of standing water inside the South Ferry 1 train station in New York.  
Photo by Craig Ruttle, AP.
More of the day in pictures: http://usat.ly/RxKGG6

Joseph Leader, vice president and chief maintenance officer of the Metropolitan Tranportation Authority, looks at 20 feet of standing water inside the South Ferry 1 train station in New York.  

Photo by Craig Ruttle, AP.

More of the day in pictures: http://usat.ly/RxKGG6

A dog named Shaggy is unloaded from a National Guard truck after being evacuated with his owner today in Hoboken, N.J.
Oh, Shaggy.More images: http://usat.ly/W808yl(Photo by Craig Ruttle, AP)

A dog named Shaggy is unloaded from a National Guard truck after being evacuated with his owner today in Hoboken, N.J.

Oh, Shaggy.

More images: http://usat.ly/W808yl

(Photo by Craig Ruttle, AP)

A look at Sandy’s path, the deaths in her wake and power outages.
(USA TODAY graphic)

A look at Sandy’s path, the deaths in her wake and power outages.

(USA TODAY graphic)

Another amazing Sandy photo — a flooded parking lot filled with taxi cabs in Hoboken, N.J. http://usat.ly/TRKcsH
Photo by Charles Sykes, AP

Another amazing Sandy photo — a flooded parking lot filled with taxi cabs in Hoboken, N.J. http://usat.ly/TRKcsH

Photo by Charles Sykes, AP

The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial sits in flood waters in Annapolis, Md.
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(Photo by Susan Walsh, AP)

The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial sits in flood waters in Annapolis, Md.

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(Photo by Susan Walsh, AP)

A massive fire in Sandy’s wake has leveled much of New York’s beachfront Breezy Point neighborhood. As many as 100 homes have been destroyed.
It’s the same neighborhood that was struck in September by a rare tornado.
Story and video: http://usat.ly/W248jZ
(Photo by Frank Franklin II, AP)

A massive fire in Sandy’s wake has leveled much of New York’s beachfront Breezy Point neighborhood. As many as 100 homes have been destroyed.

It’s the same neighborhood that was struck in September by a rare tornado.

Story and video: http://usat.ly/W248jZ

(Photo by Frank Franklin II, AP)

What Sandy looks like now.
(From the hint.fm Wind Map: http://hint.fm/wind/)

What Sandy looks like now.

(From the hint.fm Wind Map: http://hint.fm/wind/)